17th May 2022 15:54:02 Hours
Six Lady Officers and fourty seven Women Soldiers belong to Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) Special Operations Support Group (SOSG) Course Number 02 received their prestigious insignia on 24 March 2022 at Uva-Kuda Oya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS) during a glamorous military ceremony. Colonel PSJD Samarasekara RSP USP psc, the Commandant of CRTS graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.
The Passing Out Parade (POP) coloured with pining of SOSG badges, awarding of brown berets, live and exciting displays of advanced combat skills such as firing demonstrations, Hostage Rescue, VIP Protection Demonstrations etc.
During the speech of the Commandant of CRTS, valued the correct decision of the Lady Officers and Women Soldiers and profusely thanked them for a noble decision taken at the right moment. He also paid a special tribute to Major General CD Ranasinghe RWP RSP, the Colonel Commandant SLAWC, and all instructors of CRTS for their contribution towards grooming of these special ladies on behalf of the motherland.